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Coronavirus India News highlights: Tamil Nadu reports 5,569 fresh COVID-19 cases, 66 deaths

Coronavirus India highlights: Total confirmed cases have risen to 53 lakh

Coronavirus India News highlights: Today is the 180th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 53,08,014 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 85,619 deaths. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Yet, India’s recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 79.3 percent. 'Unlock 4.0' is underway. Globally, there have been over 3.05 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 9.49 lakh people have died so far. Catch the latest updates here:
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  • September 19, 2020 10:19 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Assam LIVE Updates | 2595 new COVID-19 cases reported in Assam today, taking the total number of positive cases to 1,55,453, including 1,23,684 recovered cases, 31,218 active cases and 548 deaths till date. 

  • September 19, 2020 09:44 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Cabinet secretary concerned over some states' COVID-19 fatality rates higher than national average

    Expressing concern over COVID-19 fatality rates in some states being higher than the national average, the cabinet secretary on Saturday urged 12 states and UTs to analyse mortalities district and hospital-wise to identify critical areas of intervention.

    At a high-level review meet, he also exhorted them to ensure optimal utilisation of RT-PCR testing capacity, while underlining the need for ensuring that no symptomatic negative case tested in rapid antigen examination is missed, and all such cases mandatorily undergo RT-PCR test, the Union Health Ministry said.

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  • September 19, 2020 09:08 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE Updates | The total number of COVID-19 cases in Delhi rises to 2,42,899 with 4,071 new cases and 38 deaths reported today. The numbers of active and recovered cases are 32,064 and 2,05,890 respectively. The death toll is at 4,945.

  • September 19, 2020 09:00 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE Updates | Mumbai reports 2,211 fresh COVID-19 cases and 50 deaths. The total number of recoveries in the city today crossed 5,000 in a day and the recovery rate in Mumbai district now stands at 78.4 percent.

  • September 19, 2020 08:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | India’s first CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) COVID-19 test, developed by the Tata Group and CSIR-IGIB, approved for use in India. 

  • September 19, 2020 08:24 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu LIVE Updates | 5,569 new COVID-19 cases, 5,556 discharges and 66 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu today. Total number of cases now at 5,36,477 including 46,453 active cases, 4,81,273 discharges and 8,751 deaths. 

  • September 19, 2020 08:03 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Uttarakhand LIVE Updates | 2,078 new COVID-19 cases detected in Uttarakhand today. Total positive cases in the State are now 40,085 including 12,465 active cases, 26973 recovered cases and 478 deaths. 

  • September 19, 2020 07:10 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh LIVE Updates | Andhra Pradesh reports 8,218 new COVID-19 cases today. The total number of cases now at 6,17,776 including 5,30,711 recoveries, 81,763 active cases, and 5,302 deaths. 

  • September 19, 2020 06:49 PM IST

    Coronavirus in J&K LIVE Updates | 1,492 new COVID-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir today; 831 from Jammu division and 661 from Kashmir division. Total number of cases now at 62,533 including 21,281 active cases, 40,265 recoveries and 987 deaths.